Worth Sharing: Opinion | Why Can’t Everyone Get A’s?

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Excellence is not a zero sum game. I’ve been saying this for YEARS! Source: Opinion | Why Can’t Everyone Get […]

Worth Sharing: The Hottest Chat App for Teens Is … Google Docs

Approximate Reading Time: 1 minute How a writing tool became the new default way to pass notes in class So much for the benefits of […]

Protecting Our Natural Spaces to Save Ourselves

Approximate Reading Time: 4 minutes So, here’s an idea for dealing with ways to protect our natural resources. And, just to be clear, I am […]

Worth Sharing: Why Playfulness Is the Key to Success in the 21st-Century

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes THIS is why my version of “gamification” is so important. The Most Important Skill of Today? Source: Why Playfulness Is […]

Worth Sharing: Turn Your Classroom Irritation Into Compassion

Approximate Reading Time: 1 minute It’s all too easy to be annoyed by students’ questions, until you realize their confusion might be your fault. Source: […]

Worth Sharing: (Deliberate) practice makes perfect: how to become an expert in anything

“Appropriate practice is the single most neglected aspect of effective instruction.” (Merrill, 2001) This is one of MANY reasons why gamification can be helpful in […]

What?! No Deadlines on Assignments?!

A common kind of complaint among many HE faculty: My student comes with a long story about why they need an extension on an assignment. […]

Why do eggs have so many shapes?

A massive new study finds that how much a bird flies influences how their egg rolls OK. Great webpage, design-wise. BUT, I have TWO problems […]

Is it appropriate to make educational games for girls?

I don’t like fighting. As a result, there are a whole pile of video games that I don’t really like playing. I’ve always thought of […]

Is More Choice Always Better?

No. Too much choice often interferes with learning; just like creating a simulated environment that is too real becomes counter-productive, especially with novices. Giving the […]

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